Massimo Bottura: Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef

Massimo Bottura

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Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to three-michelin star restaurant, Osteria Francescana and the twenty-five year career of its chef, Massimo Bottura, ‘the Jimi Hendrix of Italian chefs’. Voted #1 in the S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2016.


Osteria Francescana is Italy’s most celebrated restaurant. At Osteria Francescana, chef Massimo Bottura (as featured on Netflix’s Chef’s Table) takes inspiration from contemporary art to create highly innovative dishes that play with Italian culinary traditions.


Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to Bottura’s twenty-five year career and the evolution of Osteria Francescana. Divided into four chapters, each one dealing with a different period, the book features 50 recipes and accompanying texts explaining Bottura’s inspiration, ingredients and techniques. Illustrated with photography by Stefano Graziani and Carlo Benvenuto, Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is the first book from Bottura – the leading figure in modern Italian gastronomy.

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ISBN – 9780714867144
Publisher – Phaidon Press Limited
Format – Hardback
Dimensions – 302mm X 219mm
Categories – Cookbooks

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